Ernie Grunfeld GF  #18

Born: Apr 24, 1955 (64 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Satu Mare, Romania

Nationality: Romania / United States

Height: 6-6 (198cm)     Weight: 210 (95kg)

Current NBA Status: Retired (Oct 3, 1986)

Draft Entry: 1977 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 11, Milwaukee Bucks

Pre-Draft Team: Tennessee (Sr)

High School: Forest Hills High School [Queens, New York (United States)]

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NBA

9 Years Of Service

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1977-78 MIL 73 - 17.3 2.79 6.32 .443 - - - 1.29 1.96 .657 0.96 1.70 2.66 1.99 0.74 0.26 2.05 1.34 6.88
1978-79 MIL 82 - 21.7 3.98 8.06 .493 - - - 2.33 3.06 .761 1.51 2.88 4.39 2.63 0.71 0.18 2.68 1.72 10.28
1979-80 KCK 80 - 17.5 2.33 5.25 .443 0.01 0.03 .500 1.26 1.64 .771 1.09 1.81 2.90 1.36 0.70 0.11 1.89 1.01 5.92
1980-81 KCK 79 - 20.1 3.29 6.15 .535 0.00 0.00 .000 0.95 1.28 .743 0.39 2.22 2.61 2.59 0.76 0.19 1.96 1.11 7.53
1981-82 KCK 81 11 23.4 5.19 10.15 .511 0.02 0.17 .143 2.32 2.83 .821 0.68 1.57 2.25 3.41 0.89 0.48 2.36 1.83 12.72
1982-83 NYK 77 0 18.5 2.17 4.90 .443 0.00 0.05 .000 1.05 1.27 .827 0.55 1.57 2.12 1.77 0.52 0.13 2.23 1.09 5.39
1983-84 NYK 76 6 14.7 2.18 4.76 .459 0.03 0.12 .222 0.84 1.09 .771 0.32 1.28 1.59 1.42 0.57 0.09 1.99 0.93 5.24
1984-85 NYK 69 0 15.4 2.72 5.57 .490 0.03 0.12 .250 1.12 1.51 .740 0.59 1.59 2.19 1.52 0.72 0.10 1.87 0.58 6.59
1985-86 NYK 76 0 18.4 1.96 4.68 .419 0.34 0.80 .426 1.18 1.42 .833 0.55 2.16 2.71 1.57 0.51 0.17 2.53 0.66 5.45
CAREER   617 17 18.7 3.11 6.44 .483 0.02 0.08 .189 1.41 1.85 .764 0.77 1.84 2.61 2.11 0.70 0.20 2.14 1.22 7.64

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1977-78 MIL 73 - 1261 204 461 .443 - - - 94 143 .657 70 124 194 145 54 19 150 98 502
1978-79 MIL 82 - 1778 326 661 .493 - - - 191 251 .761 124 236 360 216 58 15 220 141 843
1979-80 KCK 80 - 1397 186 420 .443 1 2 .500 101 131 .771 87 145 232 109 56 9 151 81 474
1980-81 KCK 79 - 1584 260 486 .535 0 0 .000 75 101 .743 31 175 206 205 60 15 155 88 595
1981-82 KCK 81 11 1892 420 822 .511 2 14 .143 188 229 .821 55 127 182 276 72 39 191 148 1030
1982-83 NYK 77 0 1422 167 377 .443 0 4 .000 81 98 .827 42 121 163 136 40 10 172 84 415
1983-84 NYK 76 6 1119 166 362 .459 2 9 .222 64 83 .771 24 97 121 108 43 7 151 71 398
1984-85 NYK 69 0 1061 188 384 .490 2 8 .250 77 104 .740 41 110 151 105 50 7 129 40 455
1985-86 NYK 76 0 1402 149 356 .419 26 61 .426 90 108 .833 42 164 206 119 39 13 192 50 414
CAREER   617 17 11514 1917 3973 .483 7 37 .189 871 1140 .764 474 1135 1609 1300 433 121 1319 751 4712

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1977-78 MIL 73 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .092 1.48 0.55 0.31 38 35 .521 0.60 0.90 1.40
1978-79 MIL 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .139 1.53 0.41 0.38 38 44 .463 2.80 1.60 4.30
1979-80 KCK 80 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .082 1.35 0.69 0.31 46 34 .575 0.60 1.90 2.50
1980-81 KCK 79 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130 2.33 0.68 0.21 37 41 .474 1.80 1.70 3.50
1981-82 KCK 81 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 .193 1.86 0.49 0.28 29 52 .358 2.80 1.50 4.30
1982-83 NYK 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .093 1.62 0.48 0.26 42 35 .545 0.20 1.90 2.20
1983-84 NYK 76 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .081 1.52 0.61 0.23 46 30 .605 - 1.60 1.60
1984-85 NYK 69 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .085 2.62 1.25 0.27 21 48 .304 1.50 0.90 2.40
1985-86 NYK 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .090 2.38 0.78 0.30 22 54 .289 1.00 1.71 2.72
CAREER   617 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 .183 1.73 0.58 0.29 297 319 .482 10.30 12.00 22.20

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1977-78 MIL 73 - .479 .443 5.75 10.58 8.12 14.57 15.76 1.89 0.78 18.70 109.99 -0.10 1.09 96.7 103.5 11.86
1978-79 MIL 82 - .546 .493 7.72 14.66 11.19 15.20 15.45 1.47 0.45 19.93 125.41 0.17 1.28 107.9 105.0 15.24
1979-80 KCK 80 - .496 .444 6.44 11.52 8.89 10.12 14.50 1.87 0.37 15.97 171.38 -0.60 1.13 101.2 102.2 11.20
1980-81 KCK 79 - .561 .535 2.19 12.21 7.23 17.57 14.23 1.79 0.54 16.18 127.76 3.09 1.22 108.7 105.3 14.21
1981-82 KCK 81 11 .558 .512 3.18 7.74 5.40 21.31 13.82 1.80 1.20 23.10 147.48 1.89 1.25 109.0 108.4 17.22
1982-83 NYK 77 0 .494 .443 3.42 10.10 6.72 13.50 16.66 1.39 0.43 15.09 126.95 0.50 1.10 98.1 102.1 9.01
1983-84 NYK 76 6 .499 .461 2.61 10.51 6.57 13.70 15.12 1.86 0.38 17.49 145.19 0.09 1.10 99.5 104.7 9.95
1984-85 NYK 69 0 .529 .492 4.36 12.38 8.25 14.36 8.51 2.28 0.40 18.30 148.00 2.90 1.18 112.5 108.8 14.65
1985-86 NYK 76 0 .513 .455 3.22 13.77 8.25 12.02 11.02 1.37 0.57 13.59 167.81 2.17 1.16 107.7 106.0 9.79
CAREER   617 17 .527 .483 4.56 11.20 7.84 15.67 14.37 1.77 0.61 18.44 143.57 1.02 1.19 104.9 103.4 12.88

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NBA Transactions

Jun 10, 1977 - The Milwaukee Bucks selected Ernie Grunfeld in Round 1 with Pick 11 in the 1977 NBA Draft.
Aug 19, 1977 - Ernie Grunfeld signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Oct 9, 1979 - Ernie Grunfeld was acquired by the Kansas City Kings from the Milwaukee Bucks in a trade.
Jul 1, 1982 - Ernie Grunfeld, previously with the Kansas City Kings, became a free agent.
Sep 10, 1982 - Ernie Grunfeld signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks.
Jul 1, 1986 - Ernie Grunfeld, previously with the New York Knicks, became a free agent.
Oct 3, 1986 - Ernie Grunfeld retired from professional basketball.
Oct 3, 1986 - The New York Knicks renounced their free-agent exception rights to Ernie Grunfeld.

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NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1977-78 MIL 7 - 11.0 2.43 4.57 .531 - - - 0.57 0.71 .800 0.57 1.00 1.57 2.43 0.43 0.14 0.86 1.00 5.43
1979-80 KCK 3 - 10.7 1.67 3.00 .556 0.00 0.00 .000 0.33 1.00 .333 0.33 0.00 0.33 0.00 0.33 0.00 1.00 0.00 3.67
1980-81 KCK 15 - 42.2 6.53 13.40 .488 0.13 0.27 .500 3.60 4.47 .806 0.73 3.47 4.20 5.87 2.00 0.60 3.40 2.87 16.80
1982-83 NYK 6 0 19.7 2.50 5.67 .441 0.00 0.00 .000 3.00 3.17 .947 0.33 1.00 1.33 1.67 1.17 0.33 2.83 1.50 8.00
1983-84 NYK 11 0 7.6 1.00 2.09 .478 0.00 0.00 .000 0.36 0.36 1.000 0.09 0.73 0.82 0.55 0.18 0.00 1.09 0.36 2.36
CAREER   42 0 22.5 3.48 7.12 .488 0.06 0.11 .500 1.93 2.33 .827 0.45 1.74 2.19 2.88 1.02 0.29 2.12 1.50 8.93

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1977-78 MIL 7 - 77 17 32 .531 - - - 4 5 .800 4 7 11 17 3 1 6 7 38
1979-80 KCK 3 - 32 5 9 .556 0 0 .000 1 3 .333 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 11
1980-81 KCK 15 - 633 98 201 .488 2 4 .500 54 67 .806 11 52 63 88 30 9 51 43 252
1982-83 NYK 6 0 118 15 34 .441 0 0 .000 18 19 .947 2 6 8 10 7 2 17 9 48
1983-84 NYK 11 0 84 11 23 .478 0 0 .000 4 4 1.000 1 8 9 6 2 0 12 4 26
CAREER   42 0 944 146 299 .488 2 4 .500 81 98 .827 19 73 92 121 43 12 89 63 375

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1977-78 MIL 7 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .082 2.43 0.43 0.16 3 4 .429 0.10 0.10 0.20
1979-80 KCK 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .040 0.00 0.00 0.33 1 2 .333 - - 0.10
1980-81 KCK 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .336 2.05 0.70 0.33 7 8 .467 0.70 0.80 1.50
1982-83 NYK 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105 1.11 0.78 0.56 2 4 .333 0.10 0.10 0.20
1983-84 NYK 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .034 1.50 0.50 0.17 5 6 .455 - - 0.10
CAREER   42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146 1.92 0.68 0.33 18 24 .429 0.90 1.00 2.10

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1977-78 MIL 7 - .556 .531 5.67 9.44 7.60 29.75 16.99 1.74 0.66 20.91 133.12 5.60 1.19 108.1 104.6 18.89
1979-80 KCK 3 - .533 .556 3.15 - 1.68 - - 1.60 - 13.30 88.89 - 1.22 116.3 111.3 10.16
1980-81 KCK 15 - .547 .493 2.01 9.69 5.81 23.01 15.72 2.48 0.87 19.74 179.35 2.75 1.25 105.4 102.1 16.26
1982-83 NYK 6 0 .567 .441 1.98 5.90 3.95 12.12 17.52 2.94 0.98 18.56 138.85 -2.10 1.41 106.9 106.8 13.03
1983-84 NYK 11 0 .525 .478 1.35 10.66 6.04 9.93 13.91 1.15 - 14.20 147.83 - 1.13 104.4 113.7 8.31
CAREER   42 0 .548 .492 2.27 8.73 5.50 18.70 15.55 2.24 0.72 18.20 181.48 1.98 1.25 106.7 106.4 15.20

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NCAA

College: Tennessee (1977)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1973-74 Tennessee Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1974-75 Tennessee So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-76 Tennessee Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1976-77 Tennessee Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American Second Team - 1977
NABC All-American Second Team - 1977
NABC All-American Third Team - 1976
AP All-American Second Team - 1977
USBWA All-American Second Team - 1977
UPI All-American Second Team - 1977
UPI All-American Third Team - 1976